Cottage rental in Canterbury, Kent

Property reference 797934

Enjoy a City break in this light, bright, spacious holiday home with ample room for entertaining with family or friends and just minutes from all that Canterbury has to offer. More details...


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Canterbury is a World Heritage site, and has a wealth of museums to visit, and of course the superb Cathedral. It is also a well recognised shopping mecca with well known brands sitting amongst independent shops.


  • Theme

    City break
  • General

    Central heating
    Enclosed garden
  • Kitchen

    Breakfast bar
    Washing machine
  • Living room

    DVD player
  • Dining room

    Dining table
  • Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms

    Double bed
    King size bed
  • Leisure activities

    Garden furniture

  • Light, bright and spacious holiday home
  • Innovative 1960's architect designed house
  • Ideal location for enjoying the City of Canterbury


Roman Orchard: Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (of which 1 is en suite.)
Parking - private driveway with space for 2 cars
Garden area – Enclosed garden

Ground Floor

Very large open plan split level sitting/dining room with large three seater sofas, armchairs and wood burner, with steps down to the dining table, with seating for 8-10 guests, a further seating area, and piano. Sliding doors overlook the large garden, and further glass doors lead onto the internal courtyard, with additional seating.

Large open plan kitchen/breakfast room with table and 4 chairs, and a breakfast bar. Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine.

Second sitting room with 2 seater sofa, desk and large TV, DVD player and sliding doors to the garden.

Internal courtyard with seating

Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), King size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, TV, ensuite shower room with WC and basin

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, ladder to mezzanine study area

Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2), small double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers

Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2), two single beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers

Bathroom with bath, basin and WC

Shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC


Large enclosed garden with garden furniture for 8 guests



Central Heating

Roman Orchard has everything you could ask of a City centre holiday home. Large, spacious rooms, a lovely enclosed garden and the highly sought after parking.

Located in the popular St Dunstans’ area of Canterbury, the house is just minutes from the West Gate towers and the old City Walls which lead into the main pedestrianised City centre. This part of the City is a food lover's paradise with lots of excellent restaurants , pubs, cafes and bars to visit.

The house itself is a 1960’s architect designed single storey construction in the style of Alvar Aalto, a Finnish architect, hence the Scandinavian feel to the house. Built around an internal courtyard, offering a natural suntrap, the main living space is vast, with lovely comfy sofas, large dining table and is ideal for a gathering of family or friends. The owners have decorated the house with artistic flair comprising of an amazing array of artwork and eclectic objet d’art, and wonderful textures. It is a book lover’s paradise with a wide selection of books on display and the musical guests can enjoy the piano.

The wide floor to ceiling windows and doors overlook the large garden, with a concealed orchard at the end.


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